• v. To have a predilection, lean.

  • v. To prefer, be impartial.

Example Sentences

  • “Although his father is a poisek, he was always more noite toward lomdus than to halacha.” (Weiser)

  • “As a mashgiach for kashrus he's surrounded by fine food, but he's noite to hot dogs and fries.” (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH נוטה > Y נוטה noyte

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      to be noiteh, to be noyte, to be noyteh

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